than is part of the Basic English 850.
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than is one of the 1000 most common headwords.
than

PronunciationEdit

stressed
unstressed
  • enPR: th(ə)n
  • IPA (key): /ðən/ or /ðn̩/
  • SAMPA: /D@n/ or /Dn=/
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PrepositionEdit

Preposition
than

  1. Used to compare two things that are not equal.
    The tree is higher than the house.
    He is better than me.
    It was much better than I'd expected.